Say it with… well, all sorts of crafty things actually.
Typography is hot right now in the makersphere, with all sorts of beautifully crafted words saying their piece on a huge variety of media.
The art of traditional typography aims to compose text that is coherent, legible, and visually satisfying. At its best it works invisibly, without the reader being aware of it.
In contrast, display typography and its offspring experimental typography shout the joy of using type for its own artistic coolness. These new kids on the typographical block have shouldered their way into the realms of art and craft, expressing themselves and evoking images and associations from the design of the words and letters themselves.
In other words, type is speaking for itself – and there’s so much it can say.